Tag Archives: mongooses

If you like to watch meerkats, you’ve got to check out this website devoted to their cousins, the banded mongoose!

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The Banded Mongoose Research Project website

Watch this fun BBC video featuring David Attenborough and a band of banded mongooses (Mungos mungo).

More on this charming species:
Arkive
Animal Diversity Web
BBC Nature
Siyabona Africa

Band of Banded Mongooses

Digital Nature Journal:
Dwarf Mongoose

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Dwarf Mongoose (Helogale parvula)

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This little guy in the Mongoose Family (Herpestidae) lives in eastern and southern Africa.

It is the hardest thing in the world to frighten a mongoose, because he is eaten up from nose to tail with curiosity. The motto of all the mongoose family is, “Run and find out”; and Rikki-tikki was a true mongoose.

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— Rudyard Kipling, “Rikki Tikki Tavi

An old animal classic on YouTube

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